Evening Concert

This Week (Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 3, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


This week on the Evening Concert it's two Brahms symphonies from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; then hours of jazz from coast to coast on "Toast of the Nation". Wednesday it's New Year's Day with the "Gala First Day" concert; Thursday night at 7:00 it's the New York Philharmonic in its new time slot Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 30 - 31 – and - JANUARY 1 – 2 - 3, 2014

Monday December 30: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (#13-12)

Edo de Waart, conductor; *Ilana Setapen, violin

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor

*PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op.63

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor


Tuesday December 31:  “Best of “Jazz New Releases (from IL Pub. Media [vt])

Excerpts from the two of the finest Jazz New Releases received in the Friends of WILL Library in 2013, hosted by Vincent Trauth   

Chuco Valdes and the Afro-Cuban Messengers: Border Free

Ahmad Jahmal: Saturday Morning

“Toast of the Nation” from NPR

( 8:00 CT - 8:59 PM) -- Donald Harrison Quintet LIVE at Berklee College of Music

( 9:00 CT - 9:59 PM) -- Cecile McLorin Salvant with the Aaron Diehl Trio from the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Festival.

( 10:00 CT - 11:14 PM) -– NEW YORK: The Wynton Marsalis Septet LIVE at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center,

(11:14 CT - 12:14 AM) -- CHICAGO: Paquito D'Rivera with Strings and More at Mayne Stage

( 12:14 CT - 1:14 AM) -- DENVER: Convergence with Special Guest Larry Goldings, keyboards, at DazzleJazz

( 1:14 CT - 2:14 AM) -- Bobby McFerrin and the spirityouall band from the 56th Monterey Jazz Festival: Gil Goldstein: Piano, Electric Piano, Accordion, Arranger; David Mansfield, Violin, Mandolin, National Resonator Guitar, and Lap Steel; Armand Hirsch, Acoustic and Electric Guitar; Jeff Carney, Acoustic Bass; Louis Cato, Drums, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals; and special guest: Madison McFerrin, Vocals.

( 2:15 CT - 3:59 AM ET=) 0315-0359 ET -- Donald Harrison Quintet (repeat of edited 2100 HR).

( 3:15 CT - 4: :59 PM ET=) 0415-0459 ET -- Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Aaron Diehl Trio (repeat of edited 2200 HR).

Wednesday January 1:  Gala First Day Concert from Boston (40th Anniversary Concert)

Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman, conductor;

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in F, BWV 1048

BACH: Coffee Cantata, BWV 211

BACH:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049

Other selections TBA

Thursday January 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-13) 

You’ll find the New York Philharmonic here every Thursday night from now on (unless pre-empted)!

[This Listing Differs from the one in patterns Magazine]   “WINTER HOLIDAY PROGRAM”

MOZART: German Dance in C, K. 605, Sleigh Ride; NYP/Leonard Bernstein, conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1, Winter Dreams; NYP/Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Arr. Henderson: Selections from Winter Holiday, 1961-62; NYP/Skitch Henderson, piano and conductor
PROKOFIEV:  Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67; NYP/Leonard Bernstein, narrator/conductor
JOH. STRAUSS II:   Overture to Die Fledermaus; NYP/Danny Kaye, conductor


Friday January 3: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (per Patterns magazine)

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (10/26/13)

Michael Luxner, cond.; Hye-Jim Kin, violin